Wausau, WI – It was announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Locknet® Managed IT Services to its 2018 Solution Provider 500 list. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers, and IT consultants in North America by revenue. Locknet is a division of EO Johnson Business Technologies.

The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s predominant channel partner award list, serving as the industry standard for recognition of the most successful solution provider companies in the channel since 1995. The complete list will be published on CRN.com, making it readily available to vendors seeking out top solution providers to partner with.

“We are honored to receive this recognition from CRN,” said Mary Jo Johnson, CEO/Owner – EO Johnson Business Technologies. “In today’s world of outsourced IT, the expertise of Managed Services Providers has become increasingly important to organizations who have choices in who they partner with. This acknowledgement from a respected third party helps give businesses confidence in the providers they look at.”

“CRN’s Solution Provider 500 list spotlights the North American IT channel partner organizations that have earned the highest revenue over the past year, providing a valuable resource to vendors looking for top solution providers to partner with,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “The companies on this year’s list represent an incredible, combined revenue of $320 billion, a sum that attests to their success in staying ahead of rapidly changing market demands. We extend our sincerest congratulations to each of these top-performing solution providers and look forward to their future pursuits and successes.”

The complete 2018 Solution Provider 500 list will be available online here and a sample from the list will be featured in the June 2018 issue of CRN Magazine.

About EO Johnson Business Technologies: EO Johnson Business Technologies is a leading business technologies provider, offering managed IT services, managed print services, document management, scanning and business processes systems, and print/document and production printing equipment. EO Johnson is certified as a Woman Owned Business through the State of Wisconsin and a 2016 BBB Torch Award for Ethics winner.

About Locknet Managed IT Services: Locknet Managed IT Services is a UCS/SOC2 Type 2, FFIEC examined technology service provider and has been named to MSPmentor’s 501 Global Edition since 2014. Focusing on IT security for over 35 years, Locknet provides delivery and management of IT network services including desktop and server, security, backup services, and more.

About The Channel Company: The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with their dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, they draw from their deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.